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Would You Pay Even More For Saint Laurent x Bang & Olufsen Speakers?

If you find that the updated Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A9 $3,000 price tag is not even remotely objectionable and also happens to adore Yves Saint Laurent (or simply, Saint Laurent), well, then here’s a good news. The two brands have come together to rework two of the Danish high-end audio equipment, the Beoplay A1 and Beoplay A9, and selling them to you at an even higher price. I am not even kidding. It is happening, or rather it has happened. Continue reading Would You Pay Even More For Saint Laurent x Bang & Olufsen Speakers?

Vizio 2019 Audio Collection Includes A $70 20-inch 2.0 Sound Bar

There’s no shortage of affordable sound bar and full-on home theater system in the market, but if looks count towards your purchasing decision, then you may want to check out the new Vizio 2019 Audio Collection. Not to put down budget sound bars or HTS, but the truth is, more often than not if it is ‘budget’ system, they look awful. Some of these affordable items are almost too painful to the eyes. Clearly, that’s not the case with the Vizio 2019 Audio Collection. Continue reading Vizio 2019 Audio Collection Includes A $70 20-inch 2.0 Sound Bar

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A9 Updated With Google Assistant And More

7 years and two generations on, Bang & Olufsen is updating Beoplay A9 with a third iteration. Retaining the now-iconic satellite dish-like circular design (except that it isn’t concave), the latest Beoplay A9 will get a list of new features fit for 2019 and beyond, including built-in Google Assistant for voice control and smart home functionality right from the A9 and Active Room Compensation that adjusts the sound signature based on the speaker’s surroundings. Continue reading Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A9 Updated With Google Assistant And More

Here Are Bowers & Wilkins’ Formation Suite Of Wireless Speakers

When it comes to design, Bowers & Wilkins does not conform to the norm. While everyone out there, from entry level to fellow high-end audio equipment makers, adhered to square or round form, Bowers & Wilkins somehow managed to throw in organic into the mix. This ‘organic’ styling is evident in the company’s latest wireless audio products called Formation. Continue reading Here Are Bowers & Wilkins’ Formation Suite Of Wireless Speakers

Soundesk Is A Classy Coffee Table That Is Also A 360-degree Bluetooth Speaker

If you need a Bluetooth speaker and if you need a coffee table, so why not get a coffee table that is also a Bluetooth speaker? At least, that’s what Hong Kong-based company, CoolGeek, thinks some consumers out there will need this unlikely 2-in-1 solution. The Soundesk, as it is cleverly called, is not the first furniture/speaker hybrid from CoolGeek; it is already selling one other, a Scandinavian-inspired side table with built-in Bluetooth speaker and wireless charger. Continue reading Soundesk Is A Classy Coffee Table That Is Also A 360-degree Bluetooth Speaker

Bang & Olufsen’s New TV Has Speakers That Unfold To Reveal A 77-inch TV

There are TVs. There are also very expensive TVs and then there is this: Bang & Olufsen Beovision Harmony TV, a very expensive TV that blurs the line between a TV and art. Denmark’s purveyor of very expensive audio and visual equipment has unveiled took the wrap of its latest A/V masterpiece at Milan Design Week on April 08, 2019. What makes this TV so extraordinary is, it can transform between a TV and audio system/art piece. Continue reading Bang & Olufsen’s New TV Has Speakers That Unfold To Reveal A 77-inch TV

IKEA x Sonos Speakers To Arrive In August, Will Support AirPlay 2

You heard of the collaboration and now here they are, the IKEA x Sonos Speakers. After much anticipation, Sonos finally serves up some details on the products born out of this collaboration between the flatpack furniture giant and the American speaker maker. For starter, two products were announced: a table lamp/speaker hybrid called Symfonisk table lamp and Symfonisk bookshelf speaker that can literally double as a shelf. So, yeah, both products are also furniture (or in the case of the lamp, lighting) which is what IKEA is about. Clever. Very clever. Continue reading IKEA x Sonos Speakers To Arrive In August, Will Support AirPlay 2

It is Crazy To Think How Many Features The New McIntosh RS200 Packs

From the front, the new McIntosh RS200 Wireless Loudspeaker System looks like a high tech sound bar or sound plate, but it is way, way more. It is the Jack of all trade of the high-fidelity speaker system. Granted, the classic McIntosh look of Output Level meters and chunky knobs is not for everyone, but boy, this little bad boy does pack some very serious features. Continue reading It is Crazy To Think How Many Features The New McIntosh RS200 Packs

Sennheiser’s 13-driver Sound Bar Has A Name, Will Be Available In May

Sennheiser first announced that it is getting into the sound bar game at last year’s CES and at this year’s CES, it brought the 13-driver soundbar, now named AMBEO, in its production-ready guise. Sennheiser’s very first sound bar promised an immersive 5.1.4 sound and has bass so deep that it has “to be heard to be believed.” It also promised to deliver 3D sound that “blurs the line between playback and reality,” all from a single all-in-one device. Continue reading Sennheiser’s 13-driver Sound Bar Has A Name, Will Be Available In May

Vizio May Have Came Up With The Best Idea For Sound Bar Since Sound Bars

Today’s sound bars are all about Dolby Atmos. To achieve this sound as objects effect while still offering a regular, straight forward audio experience when listening to music, the sound bar usually will have upward firing speakers. This means the sound bar need to have more drivers and therefore, rather clunky. However, Vizio have came up what could be the best idea for sound bar since the invention of sound bars. How? By having sound bar with rotating ends. Continue reading Vizio May Have Came Up With The Best Idea For Sound Bar Since Sound Bars